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2014-09-30
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European researchers examine simulation-based solutions for the manufacture of large-scale, liquid-resin-infusion composite substructures for aircraft and possibly ground vehicles.
2014-09-26
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The task facing calibrators is not getting any easier. “The complexity of calibration exploded exponentially when the Tier 4 emissions regulations were introduced,” explained Paolo Di Martino, Business Unit Director for Diesel Systems for IAV North America.
2014-09-24
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The use of quenched and tempered steels for dumper bodies reduces weight and fuel consumption while increasing payload capacity and wear life.
2014-09-22
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Internal combustion engines are poised for dramatic breakthroughs in improving efficiency with lower emissions, due in part to low-temperature combustion regimes. Such regimes show great efficiency and emissions potential, but they present optimization and control challenges.
2014-08-29
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Product engineering projects are always circular. As new versions evolve, data that comes back to design teams is incorporated into the next iteration. Panelists at the upcoming Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress will explore this cycle in a panel entitled “Math to Lab to Road.”
2014-08-27
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As part of the U.S. DOE SuperTruck program that was awarded to Cummins and Peterbilt Motors, a series of investigations was conducted on the aerodynamic ramifications of traffic. One such investigation, carried out by experts from Peterbilt and design software provider Exa Corp., focuses on the impact of traffic conditions on aerodynamic drag for typical tractor-trailer separation distances at typical highway speeds.
2014-08-25
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Coriolis Composites and SAFRAN Aircelle worked together on a thrust reverser component demonstrator made with carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) material and an AFP process. This component is an inner fixed structure, made of two monolithic carbon skins and a core.
2014-08-21
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dSPACE’s SCALEXIO, the company’s latest hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) technology, is now more powerful with its new extension for a multi-processor (MP) simulation platform.
2014-08-06
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Researchers from Tata Technologies Ltd. used steady state Multiple Reference Frame (MRF) methodology and the transient sliding mesh methodology to assess cavitation, pump performance, and Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH) in liquid ring pumps using ANSYS-Fluent CFD software.
2014-08-06
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European Union proposals affecting the length of semi-trailer trucks and cabs are set to have a dramatic effect on European cab-over truck designs and will also allow for folding aerodynamic aids to be fitted to the rear of trailers.
2014-07-29
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To develop an electric powertrain with a minimum noise level and minimized whining it is necessary to have accurate CAE simulation and precise criteria to assess whining noise.
2014-07-28
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Verifying the integrity of designs and ensuring that everything meets the original requirements is an important step in the design of products that meet safety requirements. As systems become more complex, it’s becoming more difficult to find all potential problems.
2014-07-25
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Pratt & Whitney is teaming with IBM to enhance the engine fleet management and health solutions Pratt & Whitney offers to customers. Pratt & Whitney, with IBM's help, will broaden its current performance monitoring capabilities of more than 4000 operational commercial engines.
2014-07-23
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In development of an advanced test engine to demonstrate fuel-saving and emissions-reducing technologies, the EPA is using ANSYS FORTÉ CFD software, giving its engineers the ability to quickly and inexpensively make multiple design iterations.
2014-07-21
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Clarion Corp. of America’s NX604 Double DIN cloud-connected in-dash multimedia and navigation system is the latest in Clarion’s advanced line-up of cloud-connected systems.
2014-07-15
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VPT Inc. has added a comprehensive radiation laboratory and test services facility to its Chelmsford, MA, facility. The 5000-ft² VPT Rad facility, which will serve the radiation and related test needs of aerospace electronics manufacturers, provides specialized environments and equipment for evaluating electronics used in applications where ionizing radiation can degrade device performance.
2014-07-08
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The supplier introduced its new seating style to accommodate comfort and functionality.
2014-07-08
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To support the development and testing of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), dSPACE has extended its simulation model for traffic and environment simulations.
2014-07-07
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Recently, with increased vehicle safety requirements, vehicle manufacturers are installing cutting-edge testing equipment in their own crash test facilities.Chrysler Group LLC partnered with Messring Systembau GmbH to upgrade Chelsea Proving Grounds, the central testing facility in Chelsea, MI.
2014-07-01
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A new version of Elektrobit's (EB's) Assist Electronic Horizon Solution features new functions that offer more flexibility for implementing predictive driver assistance systems.
2014-06-30
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Harley-Davidson has for a number of years dispatched an engineer to SAE's annual Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Symposium for the purpose of gathering intel and making contacts in the EV field. One tangible result of Harley's SAE participation is Project LiveWire, the company’s first electric motorcycle concept.
2014-06-20
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A cable installation simulator from W. L. Gore & Associates aids in evaluating the stress of installation on microwave airframe assemblies, thereby minimizing the risk of cable assembly damage or failure during installation.
2014-06-19
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A group of aerodynamicists from Tesla chose Exa’s PowerFLOW CFD software to examine two alternative methods of simulating aerodynamic performance in the presence of realistic on-road crosswind for the Tesla Model S sedan.
2014-06-18
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Motivated by the untapped potential of high-performance computing tools for engine simulations, personnel from Convergent Science, Caterpillar Inc., and Argonne National Laboratory combined forces to carry out a series of engine simulations including a simulation of nearly 34 million cells that is believed to be the largest-ever diesel engine simulation.
2014-06-16
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Specialist concept vehicle builder Envisage Group has developed new techniques to facilitate greater functionality and value for money in the creation of efficient concept vehicles.
2014-06-12
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The cause of the issue was an error in the process Ford engineers used to correlate wind-tunnel testing into their Total Road Load Horsepower (TRLHP) factor that is key to the vehicle fuel economy models that are ultimately submitted to the U.S. EPA.
2014-06-11
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The Calibration & Controls team at MAHLE Powertrain LLC recently took on a project to design and develop embedded hardware, firmware, and the propulsion control application.
2014-06-11
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Reaction Design worked with a German premium automotive company to build cylinder-combustion simulations for a high-performance diesel engine with the goal of accurately and quickly predicting combustion performance and the effects of varied operating conditions on soot emissions.
2014-06-09
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Through collaborative efforts, Spatial Corp. and Omax Corp. offer an easy-to-use 3-D tool pathing solution for waterjet machining.
2014-06-05
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Automotive Lightweighting Using Advanced High-Strength Steels from SAE International is intended to help design engineers make informed decisions on what basic materials to use and how to optimize them to achieve cost-effective weight reduction and, consequently, better fuel efficiency.
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